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The two judges are currently under investigation and could face penalties.

'Little known' groups could be linked to the pro-Iran, US-proscribed terrorist organisation Iraqi Hezbollah, posing a 'threat' to the country's existence.

Libyan pleads guilty to murder over UK 'terror' stabbings

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Libyan pleads guilty to murder over UK 'terror' stabbings

A Libyan man pleaded guilty at a pre-trial hearing for stabbing six people, killing three, at a park in Reading, UK.

Tunisian actress sparks debate after announcing out-of-marriage pregnancy

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Tunisian actress sparks debate after announcing out-of-marriage pregnancy

Aicha Attia shared an image of her baby bump on Instagram and confirmed she was four months into a pregnancy, triggering a media frenzy.

First commercial flight with Israeli tourists lands in UAE

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First commercial flight with Israeli tourists lands in UAE

FlyDubai flight No. FZ8194 landed at Dubai International Airport just after 5:40pm bringing Israeli tourists to the skyscraper-studded city ...

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UAE gets tough on 'honour killings' in latest reform

The United Arab Emirates announced on Saturday a major overhaul of the country’s Islamic personal laws, allowing unmarried couples to cohabitate, loosening alcohol restrictions and criminalising so

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Millennials in California strike a tone of cautious optimism

At a watch party in California, Suzy Woltmann takes the temperature among a group of millennial voters.

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Tunisian family of alleged Nice knifeman in disbelief

The family of a 21-year-old Tunisian man were shocked to hear of his involvement in the killing of three French church-goers on Thursday.

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Arab and Muslim candidates take on local US politics

In-depth: Aside from winning their races, Arab and Muslim politicians also have to win over sceptics.

'EU fighting coronavirus with Chinese thermal cameras oppressing Uighurs'

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'EU fighting coronavirus with Chinese thermal cameras oppressing Uighurs'

Thermal cameras manufactured by Hikvision, a firm blacklisted by the US for alleged links to Chinese Uighur surveillance, are reportedly being ...

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Explainer: Who are the Al-Shabab militants terrorising northern Mozambique?

A violent rebellion in northern Mozambique has been waged by a shadowy group known locally as Al-Shabab, which a year ago pledged allegiance to ...

British Muslim family coughed on in racist attack

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British Muslim family coughed on in racist attack

A British-Asian family said they were singled out and subject to a coughing attack while out shopping in Leeds, just days before the city went ...

Muslim man sues employers after Cognac prize switch fallout

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Muslim man sues employers after Cognac prize switch fallout

The Lainston House hotel was ordered to pay £2500 to Zakaria Kioua for 'injury to feelings.'

Abu Dhabi abolishes permit system for buying <em>alcohol</em>

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Abu Dhabi abolishes permit system for buying alcohol

Authorities in Abu Dhabi has abolished a permit system for buying alcohol as rules relax.

Sudan's democratic transition still at risk of counter-revolutionary meddling

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Sudan's democratic transition still at risk of counter-revolutionary meddling

Comment: The reforms enacted in Sudan do not represent the immediate demands of protesters, and instead signal interference of UAE as a ...

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Covid-19 heaps misery on Algeria's wilting vineyards

The coronavirus pandemic has impacted Algeria's wine industry.

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Nutella 'not halal' tweet leaves a bitter taste

Muslim fans were left heartbroken after the renowned hazelnut chocolate spread brand declared that its product was not 'halal' before the error ...

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Pakistan eyes global cannabis market with hemp production

Pakistan hopes to tap into the $25 billion global hemp market with products such as CBD oils.

Aisha Yusuff

The Beauty of Your Face by Sahar Mustafah

Book Club: A Palestinian-American woman wrestles with faith, loss, and identity before coming face-to-face with a school shooter in Sahar ...

Dubai government pumped $2 billion into Emirates airline: report

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Dubai government pumped $2 billion into Emirates airline: report

The Dubai government has helped keep its star airline afloat during difficult economic times.

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After Beirut blast, grief and guilt in Lebanon's diaspora

Despite dealing with their own hopelessness and guilt, Lebanon's famously vast and intrinsically connected diaspora has sprung into action while ...

Former sailor details misconduct by SEALs pulled from Iraq

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Former sailor details misconduct by SEALs pulled from Iraq

A female ex-sailor revealed horrible misconduct committed by Navy SEALS in Iraq.

<em>Alcohol</em> rules again loosen as Dubai seeks economic recovery

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Alcohol rules again loosen as Dubai seeks economic recovery

Alcohol sales have long served as a major barometer of the economy of Dubai, a top travel destination in the UAE.

Algeria turns to Islamic finance to prop up economy

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Algeria turns to Islamic finance to prop up economy

Algeria has launched Islamic finance product s to attract more money, but bankers warn it isn't enough to fix the country's economy.

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